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What to Prepare dinner This July & Fourth of July Recipes

What to cook this July

July is right here! Let’s hear it for lengthy summer time days and heat summer time evenings. I hope you might have enjoyable plans for Independence Day—it’s one among my favourite holidays. Please be secure on the market.

For those who love to fireplace up your grill throughout the summer time, I wished to let that one among my favourite recipe writers, Gaby Dalkin, has simply launched a devoted grilling cookbook referred to as What’s Gaby Cooking: Grilling All of the Issues. Nice job as at all times, Gaby!

For those who’re on the lookout for Fourth of July recipes, listed here are a few of my favorites. The extra salads, the higher. Browse with footage right here.


best cucumber salad recipe

Gaby’s Cucumber Salad

Gluten free and vegan

“Made this instantly final night time and beloved it – my daughter as effectively! Fast and straightforward for once you get house from work – served alongside pasta.” – Connie

Extra avocado recipes »

Berries! Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries & Strawberries

gluten free almond cake with berries recipe

Gluten-Free Almond Cake with Berries on High

Gluten free

“Sooooo good. I added slightly powdered sugar to the Greek yogurt and this was scrumptious. Thanks for the straightforward summer time showstopper!” – Carrie

Extra blueberry recipes » (additionally blackberries, raspberries and strawberries)


Balsamic Stone Fruit Sundae

Balsamic Stone Fruit Sundae

Gluten free and vegan when you use vegan ice cream

“I made this for a cooking class I taught and everybody beloved it!! Hopefully you get some extra readership, as a result of I inform so lots of my sufferers about your weblog :)” – Tricia

Extra cherry recipes »


best grilled corn recipe

The Finest Grilled Corn on the Cob

Gluten free and simply vegan

“Grilled farm contemporary corn on the grill final night time in Columbus, Ohio. Adopted your directions, and our corn seemed precisely like yours! Plump kernels with a gorgeous charred end. Slathered in butter and salt! Good grilled corn! All your recipes I’ve tried have been spot on! Thanks Cookie (and Kate, after all)! :)” – Pam

Extra corn recipes »


best tzatziki recipe


Gluten free

“That is the most effective tzatziki recipe ever. I come again to it many times. Everybody who tastes it desires the recipe! Thanks a lot” – Terry

Extra cucumber recipes »

Inexperienced Beans

best green beans recipe

Finest Ever Inexperienced Beans

Gluten free and simply vegan

“My husband’s remark was – these are the most effective inexperienced beans I’ve ever had! Wow, that made me pleased. First time I’ve ever cooked a shallot, however positive loved making the recipe. I do know what you imply once you mentioned you must watch out to not eat the entire pan! Thanks for the good recipe.” – Religion

Extra inexperienced bean recipes »


Sun-dried tomato Caesar salad recipe

Ashley’s Solar-Dried Tomato Caesar Salad

Vegetarian and scrumptious

“Tried this final night time it was DELICIOUS and SO EASY! On my lunchtime favourite listing. Thanks Kate!” – Carolyn

Extra salad recipes »


baked feta dip recipe

Baked Feta Dip with Cherry Tomatoes

Gluten free (with gluten-free accompaniments)

“Phenomenal Appetizer that everybody loves!! I’ve served it 4 occasions over the previous two months and it’s a huge hit. Very straightforward to make!!” – Nancy

Extra basil recipes » (additionally cilantro and dill)


Heirloom BLT Kale Salad (with coconut bacon!)

Heirloom BLT Salad (with Coconut Bacon!)


“Kate, this salad is so scrumptious. The DRESSING–I do know everybody goes wild to your coconut bacon, which is great and all, however the DRESSING! I like that it’s oil-free so you’ll be able to actually load up on it. This salad is elevating the bar for salads in my e-book. You’ve finished it once more, Cookie and Kate!” – Tory

Extra kale recipes »


Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“I made these tonight and they’re so scrumptious. An ideal summer time meal. I additionally mustvsay that that is the primary time myself and my boyfriend have truly loved (even, beloved) tofu! Yay for soggy free completely crisp tofu.” – Deana

Extra mango recipes »


peach yogurt popsicles recipe-3

Creamy Peach & Honey Popsicles

Gluten free

“My husband and my favourite recipe! Can you substitute the peaches for different fruits? Was pondering strawberry or raspberry!” – Mallory (the reply is sure—take a look at my Roasted Berry and Honey Yogurt Popsicles!)

Extra peach recipes »


This fresh black bean salad recipe packs great for lunch! It's also perfect for parties and potlucks. Get the recipe at cookieandkate.com

Contemporary Black Bean Salad

Gluten-free and vegan

“Hello Kate, I had forgotten how scrumptious this salad is! Served it with sluggish cooker mac & cheese for dinner final night time. I actually like that you just combine the entire salad at one time, no separate dressing to organize, and in addition that the dressing simply “clothes” the components and doesn’t drown them!! Good summer time meal – straightforward, make forward, no use of the range 🙂 Thanks, once more, for sharing!” – Kris

Extra bell pepper recipes »


gluten-free plum crisp recipe

Plum Crisp

Gluten-free and simply vegan (see notes)

“I made this as a dessert for a girls group dinner and everybody LOVED it! Thanks.” – Daniela

Extra plum recipes »


This simple, herbed red potato salad recipe will be a hit at your next potluck! The light, creamy sauce is mayo-free, and this recipe is vegan! cookieandkate.com

Herbed Purple Potato Salad (no mayo!)

Gluten-free and vegan

“Completely great recipe- so contemporary and lightweight in comparison with conventional potato salad and was successful throughout my father’s birthday! Preferred it a lot we’re making it once more tonight!” – Tori

Extra potato recipes »


These healthy lettuce wraps are colorful, fun to eat, and so delicious! They're vegetarian/vegan, and easily gluten free. Get the recipe at cookieandkate.com

Colourful Veggie Lettuce Wraps


“I Simply made these for dinner and so they have been scrumptious! My complete household beloved them. Straightforward to place collectively and enjoyable to assemble on the desk. Thanks for all of the great recipes!” – Katherine

Extra radish recipes »

Summer time Squash

cherry tomatoes pesto squash noodles and spaghetti

Pesto Squash Noodles and Spaghetti with Burst Cherry Tomatoes

Simply gluten free and simply vegan (see notes)

“Didn’t assume twice about whipping this one up for tonight since all I had to purchase have been the zucchinis and tomatoes. I made it vegan with dietary yeast and OH MY that is a tremendous recipe. So easy! You’re shortly turning into my favourite meals blogger! Can’t wait to share this creation with my loves. Thanks” – Lauren

Extra zucchini recipes » (additionally yellow squash)


Mediterranean tomato feta dip

Mediterranean Tomato & Feta Dip

Gluten free

“Made this tonight for a fast dinner. It was so scrumptious! I’ll be bringing this to all of the events/BBQs I am going to this summer time. I like your weblog :)” – Jodi

Extra tomato recipes »

Don’t overlook to tag your recipe photographs #cookieandkate on Instagram so we are able to all see them! For those who’re on the lookout for an ingredient that didn’t make the listing, examine my ingredient index for related recipes.

Extra sources you may recognize: 23 make-ahead breakfast recipes, 45 recipes that pack effectively for lunch and 20 easy weeknight dinners. You may store my important kitchen gear right here. Don’t overlook to comply with us on Pinterest for a gradual stream of recipe inspiration!

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